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American West as Living Space

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ISBN-10: 0472063758

ISBN-13: 9780472063758

Edition: N/A

Authors: Wallace Stegner

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Book details

List price: $20.95
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 11/13/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

In 1972, Stegner won a Pulitzer Prize for Angle of Repose (1971), a novel about a wheelchair-bound man's re-creation of his New England grandmother's experience in a late nineteenth-century frontier town. As a result, Stegner is undergoing something of a revival. His work enjoys a new appreciation for its traditional narrative forms, its use of rich detail, and the unpretentious way it treats general social and psychological issues. For readers tired or confused by postmodernist fiction, Stegner offers relief. Stegner may also be the beneficiary of a quickening of interest in the latest literary westward expansion that includes such diverse writers as Jane Smiley and Larry McMurtry.…